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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Barry Bonds convicted of obstructing justice

Baseball home-run champion Barry Bonds, a former Atherton resident, was convicted by a federal jury in San Francisco on Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Eastside Prep and Priory boys advance but Gunn, M-A eliminated

==BI CCS basketball playoffs== Getting 24 points and 10 rebounds from 6-foot-6 Richard Harris, the Menlo School boys'...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight leads to stabbing in East Palo Alto

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that seriously injured an unidentified man in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by mari , on Sep 14, 2012 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district closes first land buy in decades

The Palo Alto school district Tuesday completed its purchase of 2.6 acres of land at 525 San Antonio Road -- the first land...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:28 am | 8 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot - Will the Verdict be Innocent or Guilty?

Since folks have hijacked previous threads with their rude comments, no further comments can be posted. So I thought I'd...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run collision

A man who was killed in a Sunnyvale hit-and-run that also badly injured his friend on Saturday has been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by murder, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion?

Anyone hear an explosion--sort of a sonic boom sound, VERY loud, about an hour ago? Anyone know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T fixes iphone problem in San Francisco, would Palo Alto NIMBYs kill this fix here?

AT&T is deploying wide-area WiFi hotspots around downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf to give iphone users data connectivity...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. fountain voting 'through the roof'

The second California Avenue controversy -- what kind of fountain should replace the old, damaged one at the end of the business...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Alexis Moiseyev, on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Animal Services holding fundraiser

Palo Alto Animal Services will hold a fundraiser Saturday (March 19) from 1 to 4 p.m. at its headquarters at 3281 East Bayshore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for Palo Alto businesses

A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Aug 22, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Six local prep basketball teams advance to CCS championship games Saturday

The basketball season just got extended for six local teams, all of which advanced to Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly/Gunn Pride!, on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate day of vehicle window smashes

Thieves struck with efficiency on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after smashing car windows on more than 15 vehicles during a series...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1314 Views
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